The California school has now become more selective than its East Coast rival, Harvard. Stanford had an 8.6% increase in applications this year, receiving 8,000 more than Harvard. Its preliminary acceptance rate is now 5.1% — a national and a historical low. In comparison, Harvard had a 2.1% decrease in applications and ended up accepting 5.9% of applicants.
A recent survey by Princeton Review also reflected this trend, revealing that Stanford has become the top choice school among both prospective students and their parents. Harvard fell to second place in both categories.
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If a Disney princess had night terrors, the story of Sansa Stark might be what woke her up screaming. Often overlooked in favor of her killer kid sister, the elder Stark sibling has had all her illusions about the world, and her safety in it, shattered. But her quiet, innate political shrewdness and emotional strength have enabled her to survive in a royal court that likely would have cost every other member of her family their heads. She’s the show’s best-kept secret.
Life is a question of nerves, and fibres, and slowly built-up cells in which thought hides itself and passion has its dreams. You may fancy yourself safe and think yourself strong. But a chance tone of colour in a room or a morning sky, a particular perfume that you had once loved and that brings subtle memories with it, a line from a forgotten poem that you had come across again, a cadence from a piece of music that you had ceased to play… I tell you, that it is on things like these that our lives depend.
In this setting, “Your an idiot!” has everything necessary to be considered the ultimate representation of Internet discourse. And the importance of “Your an idiot!” extends far beyond those three words: It is a synecdoche for what may be The Internet’s Most Internet conversation.
In a way, the emergence of the ventures is logical. Studies show that 44 percent of recent college graduates are underemployed, yet millions of jobs are going unfilled because companies say they cannot find candidates with the right skills.